A Pig in Provence: Good Food and Simple Pleasures in the South of France

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Chronicle Books, Mar 8, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 223 pages
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From the publisher of Under the Tuscan Sun comes another extraordinary memoir of a woman embarking on a new lifethis time in the South of France. Thirty years ago, James Beard Award-winning author Georgeanne Brennan set out to realize the dream of a peaceful, rural existence en Provence. She and her husband, with their young daughter in tow, bought a small farmhouse with a little land, and a few goats and pigsand so began a life-affirming journey. Filled with delicious recipes and local color, this evocative and passionate memoir describes her life cooking and living in the Provenal traditionan entrancing tale that will whet the appetite and the spiritperfect for foodies, Francophiles, or anyone who's dreamed of packing their bags and buying a ticket to the good life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION PAGE
Fungal Obsessions PAGE 77
Bouillab aisse for All PAGE 109
Sheep and PiedsetPaquets PAGE PAGE
Wedding Tarts PAGE 205
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About the author (2007)

Georgeanne Brennan (Northern California and France) is the author of many cookbooks and gardening books, including The Food and Flavors of Haute Provence and Olives, Anchovies, and Capers.

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